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8 July 2011

Stories from 8 July 2011

Somalia: Al-Shabaab Calls For International Aid

The Disputed Reputation of Portugal's Former Political Police Chief

Major Silva Pais, the last director of Portugal's repressive PIDE police force - operative during the country's “New State” period - has been implicated in a play, in the 1965...

Cameroon: Anti-Corruption Application Developed

Belarus: One-way ticket to the west

Zambia: Who Do We Believe Online?

A highly incriminating email purportedly written by a senior member of an opposition party to his secretary general was leaked to and published by the online investigative news website Zambian...

Sri Lanka: Colombo Pride 2011

North Korean Newspapers Never Go out of Business?

Russia: Economic strengths and weaknesses

Belarus: Guilt by association?

Hungary: Black sheep of Europe?

China: Exploding Watermelon Is Safe?

Local state media exposed that farmers in China's Jiangsu province are experiencing a problem with “exploding watermelons” due to the overuse of growth enhancing chemicals. The Ministry of Agriculture has...

China: The box office of Beginning of the Great Revival

Russia: Bloggers Discuss Nashi and Navalny on Al Jazeera

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